MINELRES: Commission launches a public consultation on the creation of a Fundamental Rights Agency

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Fri Nov 5 13:22:08 2004

Original sender: Iulian Stoian <iulian.stoian@infoeuropa.ro>

The Commission has adopted a consultation document on the establishment
of an EU Fundamental Rights Agency.

This consultation follows the decision taken by the European Council in
December 2003 to extend the mandate of the European Union Monitoring
Centre on Racism and Xenophobia, based in Vienna, to become a
Fundamental Rights Agency.

The consultation addresses all non-governmental organisations protecting
human rights and all persons involved in the development of protecting
fundamental rights in the EU.

The Commission would like to receive all contributions by 17 December

A proposal for a regulation to establish a Fundamental Rights Agency of
the European Union will be presented by the Commission in the course of

See the following website of DG Justice and Home Affairs for more


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